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Poster: AltheaRose Date: May 28, 2012 7:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2000th Anniversary (Fun Ancient History Link)

If you're into ancient history, have you seen this? Very cool:

http://orbis.stanford.edu/

Interactive map of travel (and travel costs) in the Roman Empire. Just seeing all of the place names is astounding; it really gives a sense of what that empire meant.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: May 29, 2012 9:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2000th Anniversary (Fun Ancient History Link)

Very cool.

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Poster: Dudley Dead Date: May 28, 2012 10:00pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2000th Anniversary (Fun Ancient History Link)

Wow, that is wonderful . It reinforces how long it could take, even with the roads, to get from on part of the empire to another .

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